Riddles

Riddle: What gets wetter as it dries?

What gets wetter as it dries?

A towel

Riddle: I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul. What am I?

I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul. What am I?

A piano.

Riddle: Every dawn begins with me At dusk I’ll be the first you see And daybreak couldn’t come without What midday centers all about Daises grow from me, I’m told And when I come, I end all cold But in the sun I won’t be found Yet still, each day I’ll be around.

Every dawn begins with me
At dusk I’ll be the first you see
And daybreak couldn’t come without
What midday centers all about
Daises grow from me, I’m told
And when I come, I end all cold
But in the sun I won’t be found
Yet still, each day I’ll be around.

The letter d.

Riddle: One by one we fall from heaven down into the depths of past, And our world is ever upturned so that yet some time we’ll last.

One by one we fall from heaven down into the depths of past,
And our world is ever upturned so that yet some time we’ll last.

Sands in an hourglass

Riddle: You saw me where I never was and where I could not be. And yet within that very place, my face you often see. What am I?

You saw me where I never was and where I could not be. And yet within that very place, my face you often see. What am I?

A reflection

Riddle: What happens when you throw a yellow rock into a purple stream?

What happens when you throw a yellow rock into a purple stream?

It makes a splash.

Riddle: It cannot be seen, it weighs nothing, but when put into a barrel, it makes it lighter. What is it?

It cannot be seen, it weighs nothing, but when put into a barrel, it makes it lighter. What is it?

A hole

Riddle: All about, but cannot be seen, Can be captured, cannot be held, No throat, but can be heard.

All about, but cannot be seen,
Can be captured, cannot be held,
No throat, but can be heard.

Wind

Riddle: I am always hungry, I must always be fed, The finger I touch, Will soon turn red

I am always hungry, I must always be fed, The finger I touch, Will soon turn red

Fire

Riddle: You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat?

You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat?

An ear of corn.

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